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'Do not do' recommendation details

Recommendation details

'Do not do' recommendation:Do not use diathermy for surgical incision to reduce the risk of surgical site infection.
Recommendation ID:512
Interventions:diathermy

Source guidance details

Guidance ID:CG74
Issue date:October 2008
Paragraph number:1.3.9
Page number:14
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NICE Classifications

Topic:
  • Public health
  • Surgical procedures
Sub topic:
  • General surgery

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